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Aegialodon dawsoni Kermack et al. 1965 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 175106

Full reference: K. A. Kermack, P. M. Lees, and F. Mussett. 1965. Aegialodon dawsoni, a new trituberculosectorial tooth from the Lower Wealden. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B (Biological Sciences) 162(989):535-554

Belongs to Aegialodon according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH M23345, a tooth (left lower molar). Its type locality is Cliff End bonebed [Fairlight Cliffs, near Hastings], which is in a Valanginian estuary/bay conglomerate in the Wadhurst Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore